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Barudin, Jeffrey

Jeffrey Barudin

Office: J. Scheidegger Center, rm.2150 
Lindenwood University
2300 West Clay St.
Saint Charles, MO 63301
Phone: 636.255.2260

Jeffrey Barudin

Assistant Professor - Percussion
  • Percussion Ensemble

Dr. Jeffrey Barudin is a freelance percussionist and educator based in St. Louis. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Music and the Director of Percussion Studies at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO. He has also recently been named the Director of Bands on the Lindenwood University-Belleville campus, where he the director of the newly formed Fighting Lynx Pep Band. He received his DMA and MM degrees from the University of Michigan, and his BS in Music Education from Penn State University. His primary instructors were Dan Armstrong, Joseph Gramley and Michael Udow.

Dr. Barudin has performed as a soloist and ensemble member throughout the United States. He is the Principal Timpanist with the Town & Country Symphony Orchestra and the St. Louis Civic Orchestra. He has also performed with the Lansing (MI) Symphony, the Altoona (PA) Symphony, the Arbor Opera Theater and the Bloomfield (NJ) Symphony. As a member of the Drop Circle Percussion Trio, he performed at the Richard Rodgers Theater on Broadway. He also played with Roland Vazquez’s Latin-Jazz Ensemble, performing throughout the Midwest and at PASIC 2003 in Louisville.

During his graduate studies at the University of Michigan, Dr. Barudin participated in numerous recordings. As a member of the Percussion Ensemble, he can be heard on three CD’s, including the noted “Historic Works for Percussion Ensemble (1931-1942)”, directed by Dr. Thomas Siwe. He also recorded William Bolcom’s “Songs of Innocence and Experience”, conducted by Maestro Leonard Slatkin with the University Symphony Orchestra. This CD won 4 Grammys that year, including “Best Classical Recording.” While at UM Jeff collaborated closely with composer Michael Daugherty for his piece "Raise the Roof" written for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra featuring principal timpanist Brian Jones.

Dr. Barudin proudly endorses Innovative Percussion mallets and products, Black Swamp percussion, and Sabian cymbals.

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